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    SubjectRe: What to do with `kswapd0: page allocation failure. ` ?
    Robert Hancock wrote:
    >> I can reproduce this by wget'ing a 5.xGB file from my MythTV box.
    >> The receiving end is a Fedora 9, AMD x86_64 box with an Abit m56s-s3
    >> board using nVidia Corporation MCP65 Ethernet (rev a3).
    >> It uses the forcedeth: Reverse Engineered nForce ethernet driver.
    >> Version 0.61.
    >>
    >> Should I forward this info to someone so this could be fixed?
    >> Someone doing the kernel memory management?
    >> Or forcedeth?
    >> Or?
    >>
    >> Please let me know.
    >
    > The fact you're using jumbo frames makes this more noticeable, since it
    > needs a 9000 byte chunk of memory to receive the packet, which means
    > that it needs to allocate a 16KB chunk of memory. This means that even
    > if memory is not full, it can be that no sufficiently large chunk of
    > memory is available.
    >
    > Quite likely something could be done to improve this, yes..

    What can/should I do?
    I am not a programmer but can build kernels, apply patches, do testing, etc.

    Kind regards,
    Udo


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